The best hotel on Khao San Road
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If you have been keeping up with our blog you will know we love Bangkok, and we love Khao San road. We have spent a few nights here and stayed at different hotels on the street. We also got a day pass to another hotel which we will mention below too. This is our pick of the best hotel on Khao San Road.
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We will firstly explain each hotel and some good and bad parts about it before picking our top choice.
The Rikka Inn
We stayed at the Rikka Inn on our very first night in Bangkok. We were recommended it by a friend and we were not disappointed. It was very clean, well kept and bright and airy (I say airy but I mean it was hot, there was an air-con.) The room was nicely decorated and very safe. I think the move The Beach kind of misled me to think that rooms on Khao San Road would be dingy and have mesh parts in the walls so the neighbours could pop by whenever they want.
The Rikka Inn was nothing like that. It was really modern. Unfortunately most of our pictures of the hotel were lost due to a technology malfunction. You can read our full review of the Rikka Inn here.
We loved the rooftop pool here. We managed to go up and in it at around 8PM which you just don’t get to do in Europe so that was great. We were kicked out the hotel early in the morning because we let our friend stay in our spare bed (which we had paid for.) They never told us we couldn’t do it and we would have asked them to leave if they had asked but instead they kicked us out super early in the morning.
The Khaosan Palace Hotel
We spent out last two nights in Bangkok in The Khaosan Palace. We lost most of our pictures of this hotel too because the phone we used packed in when we returned. We loved the pool here, it was really social, lots of people used it to cool off and enjoy a beer during the long sunny days. The rooms were stunning. Really well decorated and gorgeous for what we paid. There was a fridge with refreshments and a safe too which was really handy.
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The rooms were clean, fresh and really comfortable. You can read our full review of the Khaosan Palace here.
D & D Inn
Our Canadian friends were staying at this hotel and managed to get us a free day pass to spend the day with them at the hotels rooftop pool. It was really great of the hotel to let us in like that. Their pool area was really nice and there were a few others around enjoying the sun too. Our friends told us the hotel were doing renovation work, which we noticed when we went it. It was a bit disturbing when they were in their room because of the noise so they spent most of the time out of their room.
The best hotel on Khao San Road
Taking everything into account of our personal experiences between the hotels we would choose Khao San Palace Hotel. We loved it here and the extra services they offered us (like storing our bags after we checked out) really went above and beyond. We loved the pool area, the hotel location and the room decor was so impressive.